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Afghan cleric arrested for marrying six-year-old girl


An elderly Afghan cleric has been arrested after he married a six-year-old girl, officials said Friday, in the latest case highlighting the scourge of child marriages in the war-battered country

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Pakistan to pass law against honor killings in weeks: PM's daughter

Mehreen Zahra-Malik

Pakistan's ruling party plans to pass long-delayed legislation against "honor killings" within weeks in the wake of the high-profile murder of an outspoken social media star

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Pregnant Afghan 14-year-old is tortured and burned to death by her in-laws in revenge for her father eloping with their niece


A pregnant 14-year-old was tortured and set on fire by her in-laws because her father had eloped with a young woman from their family

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Pakistani social media star strangled in apparent honor killing


Qandeel Baloch, a Pakistani social media sensation, was strangled in her sleep in central Pakistan, police said Saturday, in what appears to have been a so-called honor killing

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20-year-old woman killed by her husband in Georgia, Tbilisi


Brutal murder in Ponichala, Tbilisi, Georgia. Husband inflicted wounds to the throat of his 20-year-old wife with a knife after which she died in hospital

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#IAmNotAfraidToSayIt: Ukrainian Social Media Users Break the Silence on Sexual Violence


On the hashtag, Internet users have been sharing their stories and experiences of sexual harassment, sexual violence, and domestic violence

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Germany approves tough "no means no" sex crime laws


The German parliament unanimously approved tougher laws making any form of non-consensual sexual contact a crime

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Islamic State tightens grip on captives held as sex slaves


The advertisement on the Telegram app is as chilling as it is incongruous: A girl for sale is "Virgin. Beautiful. 12 years old.... Her price has reached $12,500 and she will be sold soon."

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Powerful “Dear Brock Turner” photo series shows how women are blamed in rape culture


The haunting photo series was created by artist Yana Mazurkevich, and puts into sharp focus the ways rape culture blames women for sexual assault

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